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Human Resources Average Salaries in Romania 2020

How much money does a person working in Human Resources make in Romania?

Average Monthly Salary
8,580 RON
( 103,000 RON yearly)


A person working in Human Resources in Romania typically earns around 8,580 RON per month. Salaries range from 3,610 RON (lowest average) to 14,700 RON (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Human Resources careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Benefits Administrator5,720 RON
Benefits Analyst6,710 RON
Benefits Manager11,100 RON
Chief People Officer14,200 RON
Compensation Analyst6,410 RON
Compensation and Benefits Manager11,400 RON
Compensation and Benefits Officer4,530 RON
Compensation Manager11,700 RON
Corporate Director of Human Resources14,500 RON
Corporate Trainer6,830 RON
Employee Benefits Administrator7,630 RON
Employee Communications Manager9,670 RON
Employee Development Specialist9,040 RON
Employee Engagement Specialist9,010 RON
Employee Health and Wellness Administrator8,700 RON
Employee Performance Specialist7,290 RON
Employee Relations Manager10,000 RON
Employee Relations Practitioner10,100 RON
Employee Services Manager9,790 RON
Employment Advice Worker4,510 RON
Employment Interviewer6,330 RON
Employment Service Specialist5,630 RON
Employment Services Coordinator6,190 RON
Enrollment Counselor8,560 RON
Equal Opportunity Representative7,060 RON
Executive Human Capital Management14,600 RON
Executive Recruiter9,430 RON
Expatriate Administration Manager9,920 RON
Expatriate Administration Supervisor6,600 RON
Global Mobility Manager12,200 RON
Headhunter9,490 RON
Health Benefits Coordinator5,610 RON
HRIS Analyst4,860 RON
HRIS Manager8,210 RON
HRIS Supervisor4,610 RON
Human Resources Administration Specialist5,220 RON
Human Resources Administrator5,960 RON
Human Resources Advisor9,720 RON
Human Resources Analyst8,000 RON
Human Resources Assessor5,060 RON
Human Resources Assistant Manager9,880 RON
Human Resources Associate3,690 RON
Human Resources Consultant10,400 RON
Human Resources Data Analytics Manager7,610 RON
Human Resources Generalist7,150 RON
Human Resources Manager13,400 RON
Human Resources Officer5,410 RON
Human Resources Representative5,230 RON
Human Resources Section Head9,110 RON
Human Resources Superintendent5,190 RON
Human Resources Training Executive9,690 RON
Industrial Organizational Psychologist12,000 RON
Job Evaluation Specialist8,790 RON
Labor Relations Director10,900 RON
Labor Relations Manager10,700 RON
Labor Relations Specialist5,070 RON
Learning and Development Manager12,200 RON
Occupational Health and Safety Officer5,200 RON
Organizational Development Consultant10,200 RON
Organizational Development Manager12,200 RON
Organizational Development Specialist5,930 RON
Payroll Assistant4,510 RON
Payroll Supervisor5,560 RON
People Development Officer7,010 RON
Personnel Officer3,930 RON
Records Clerk3,500 RON
Records Manager5,570 RON
Recruiter9,240 RON
Recruiting Coordinator5,170 RON
Recruiting Manager12,100 RON
Recruitment Consultant9,740 RON
Recruitment Officer4,970 RON
Recruitment Supervisor8,000 RON
Research Associate4,320 RON
SAP Resource Manager10,000 RON
Talent Acquisition Specialist7,770 RON
Talent Management Officer5,910 RON
Training and Development Section Head9,730 RON
Training Executive10,500 RON
Training Officer4,860 RON

Human Resources Jobs Salary Distribution in Romania

Median and salary distribution monthly Romania Human Resources
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Human Resources salaries in Romania range from 3,610 RON per month (minimum average salary) to 14,700 RON per month (maximum average salary, actual maximum is higher).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 7,890 RON per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 7,890 RON while the other half are earning more than 7,890 RON. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 5,180 RON while 75% of them are earning more than 5,180 RON. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Human Resources are earning less than 10,400 RON while 25% are earning more than 10,400 RON.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does a person's salary progress over time?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher the wage.

Generally speaking, employees having experience from two to five years earn on average 32% more than freshers and juniors across all industries and disciplines.

Professionals with experience of more than five years tend to earn on average 36% more than those with five years or less of work experience.

Change in salary based on experience varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of many different jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

As you hit the ten years mark, the salary increases by 21% and an additional 14% for those who have crossed the 15 years mark.

Those figures are presented as guidelines only. The numbers become more significant if you consider one job title at a time.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Salary Comparison By Education

How does the education level affect your salary?

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It is well known that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We compared the salaries of professionals at the same level but with different college degrees levels across many jobs, below are our findings.

Change in salary based on education varies drastically from one location to another and depends hugely on the career field as well. The data displayed here is the combined average of multiple jobs. To view accurate figures, choose a specific job title.

Workers with a certificate or diploma earn on average 17% more than their peers who only reached the high school level.

Employees who earned a Bachelor's Degree earn 24% more than those who only managed to attain a cerificate or diploma.

Professionals who attained a Master's Degree are awarded salaries that are 29% more than those with a Bachelor's Degree.

Finally, PhD holders earn 23% more than Master's Degree holders on average while doing the same job.

Is a Master's degree or an MBA worth it? Should you pursue higher education?

A Master's degree program or any post-graduate program in Romania costs anywhere from 44,900 New Leu(s) to 135,000 New Leu(s) and lasts approximately two years. That is quite an investment.

You can't really expect any salary increases during the study period, assuming you already have a job. In most cases, a salary review is conducted once education is completed and the degree has been attained.

Many people pursue higher education as a tactic to switch into a higher paying job. The numbers seem to support this tactic. The average increase in compensation while changing jobs is approximately 10% more than the customary salary increment.

The decision really depends on your situation and experience among many other factors. Putting all variables aside, if you can afford the costs of higher education then the return on investment is definitely worth it. You should be able to recover the costs in roughly a year or so.

Human Resources Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male employees in Romania who work in Human Resources earn 7% more than their female counterparts on average.

8,230 RON
8,840 RON
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Romania for all Careers

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Human Resources Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Romania

How much are annual salary increments in Romania for Human Resources professionals? How often do employees get salary raises?

Human Resources

Human Resources professionals in Romania are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 9% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 18 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Romania Human Resources
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Romania / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Romania is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Romania for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Human Resources Bonus and Incentive Rates in Romania

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Romania Human Resources
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Human Resources is considered to be a moderate bonus-based field due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

54% of surveyed staff in Human Resources reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 46% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 4% to 5% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Romania earn 7% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
8,760 RON
Public Sector+7%
9,390 RON
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Human Resources Hourly Average Wage in Romania

49 RON per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Romania is 49 RON. This means that the average person in Romania earns approximately 49 RON for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Human Resources VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Human Resources and Human Resources monthly Romania
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The average salary for Human Resources is 5% less than that of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Brasov7,660 RON
Bucharest9,300 RON
Cluj-Napoca8,550 RON
Sibiu9,000 RON
Timisoara8,050 RON
4930 - 37

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